The RetroMacCast podcast has been on an Apple II emulation kick lately! In Episode 125 (iTunes), hosts James and John talk about Apple II emulators for the Macintosh, including OSXII, AppleIIGo, and KEGS. A week later, in Episode 126, (iTunes) they interview Colin Klipsch, developer of the Catakig emulator. This is the same podcast that […]
When I got back to XL last night it was almost 1:00am, and many attendees were still up sociallizing and working on projects. I made the rounds to a few rooms to say hi and eventually hit the sack over an hour later. Wednesday is the first official day of KFest. I used the morning […]
Today is our early registration day, when many (probably most) of us are arriving, checking in and moving into our dorm rooms. We’re in Xavier-Loyola this year; probably my favorite of the dorms we’ve stayed in. It has a nice large common area for attendees to mingle, and it’s easy to move equipment in and […]
The Gizmodo crew takes a time warp back to 1979 and reviews the Apple 1 and Apple II Plus. Groovy, man.
Glenn Jones of A2RetroSystems announced today that the ever popular Uthernet is back in stock and ready for ordering. If you’ve been pining for an Uthernet card, act quickly — they always go fast.
Alex Lukacz has finished his UFIC (USB to IDE Controller) project, an ingenious way to access the compact flash installed on a MicroDrive controller in an Apple II, without having to open the case up. When the Apple II is turned on, the compact flash card works normally on the MicroDrive card. When the power […]
Bill Martens writes: The latest version of the Virtual Apple ][ Website, Version 4.4 has been released. The new version of the Virtual Apple ][ site features the latest ActiveGS emulator plugin which runs on both Mac OS 10.5.x and PC based Windows 2k and newer. The plugin is compatible with IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera […]
Ferdinand Meyer-Hermann has announced he will be demonstrating his VGA interface for 8bit Apple II computers at KFest. Additionally, A2Central has learned that the the first version of Ferdinand’s VGA adapter will be for the Apple //c and IIc Plus, followed later by a version for slot-equipped Apple II computers. We’ve heard that a small […]